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The 7 Best Bars In Oakland

Updated: May 14, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Oakland’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the top restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours with ease and spend less time deciding.

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The Double Standard

Oakland, Northgate
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Drexl Bar

Oakland, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Tiger's Taproom

Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Bardo Lounge & Supper Club

Oakland, Lakeshore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Wolf

New American
Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Mad Oak

$11 avg. main dish
Oakland, Civic Center
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Room 389

Oakland, Lake Merritt
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, 28808 Oakland restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some Feastfox magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Uptown Oakland, Eater - Where to Eat and Drink in Oakland's Northgate-Waverly Neighborhood and Eater - The Best Sports Bars in the East Bay to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

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